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        05-23-2010, 07:22 PM
    Yeah, Rebel had really bad bot legs when we got him. I just clippe dhis leg hair though....my bot knife has mysteriously disappeared.....

    And don't worry, we all have to mae mistakes......We aren't really Equestrians if we don't, right?
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        05-23-2010, 07:50 PM

    Bot eggs are eggs from bot flies, which look like a small bee. Bot eggs are bright yellow, the bot flies lays them on the horse's coat, particularly the long hairs on the legs, but sometimes other places as well.

    They're unsightly, and they need to be removed before they hatch, because the larval stage is an intestinal parasite.

    A bot knife is a tool for removing them.
        05-31-2010, 12:25 AM
    Don't worry, couldn't have been as stupid as my poultice incident with Ocala!
        05-31-2010, 12:32 AM
    Oops! Mistakes happen of course..
    Good thing it wasn't horribly bad! :O

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